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In order to be successful, school-based educational technology coaches must wear many hats and continually iterate on professional development plans …Education
Here's a question: Would you decline an opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid education conference that promised …Learning
announced two new features: video sharing and private group direct messaging (DMs). Video sharing and group messaging have been popular on other …
Posted by Samantha Hulsman on Monday, 03/23/2015
Time. That ever-elusive entity of which we think we never have enough. As a teacher, it seems like …Education
What's happening in our world is stunning. Consider these startling facts:
Of 100 people in the world, only 5 live in Northern America; 60 live in …
The Independent Project/ image from Charles Tsai’s movieWhen Sam Levin was a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, …Education
By David Price
Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. Wikipedia’s first incarnation, …Wikipedia
I’m a believer in the following statement:“Development is something that happens to you; learning is something that you make happen.”And, if like me, …Professional Development
If you’re like most teachers, you spend a crazy amount of your own money on your classroom. In fact, this Forbes article explains that teachers spend …Education
This free app offers push-button recording for quick-and-dirty podcasting.
With the recent runaway success of Serial, which presented a serialized …Podcasting
Some public schools (by design) foster passive learners, discourage productivity, and fail to teach self-discipline. The culture of “school” works …Learning
Matt DavisSocial MediaSocial media can provide great tools for education. Yet, many teachers remain reluctant to use them. Matt Davis has gathered …Social Media
Administrators can create a more connected school culture by modeling Twitter use and encouraging staff to work, play, and learn through the medium.Backchannel
Vicki Davis @coolcatteacherEducation TrendsEdutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the …Social Media
Steve Wozniak arguably has one of the most creative and innovative brains in the history of technology.
“Woz” played a huge part in the way we view the place of technology in our lives. In his book iWoz, the Apple co-founder talks about his inventions and his creative process.
On creativity, he …
“We tell a story about the power of learning that is very different from what we practice in traditional models of school,” says Steve Hargadon, …Education
Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your …
A recent MindShift article about how “unschoolers” turn out has sparked a lot of debate among readers. Unschooling is a category of homeschooling in …Kids
In many schools, project-based learning happens in isolated cases: in certain teachers’ classrooms here and there, or in the contexts of specific …Education
The types of leaders we need in education...
What makes a school successful? The principal... the teachers... the students... the parents?
Can one …
December 18, 2014 TED talks are invaluable resources for teachers professional development. They cover a wide variety of education related topics and …Education
2015 is the year the focus will finally turn the corner by organizations in education and the business world to get it right: it is about the …Problem-based Learning
Competency Learning Part 2 - Assessment 12/16/14 Q1 Discuss the shift from solely giving summative tests to using assessments formatively. Q2 How can …Learning
Find the time, make the effort. We are writers. We blog, so therefore we reflect. It is our nature.
The time has come, where I reside, …
We were fortunate enough to meet some truly incredible school librarians in 2014.
These library professionals are charging ahead, exemplifying what it …Libraries